COVID-19 Resources

From Governor Beshear & CHFS

Kentucky's Response to COVID-19

CHFS E-Storefront

Updated Admissions, discharges, transfers

Updated Release from isolation/return to work

Updated Phased restoration of group activities, communal dining, off-site appointments and visitation


COVID-19 Surveillance Testing

Updated LTC Testing FAQs

New LTC indicator map Current

New List of participating labs: Beginning Feb 1, 2021

How to Collect a Nasopharyngeal Specimen

Video - Collection of a Nasopharyngeal Specimen


COVID-19 Vaccination Program

New Covid-19 Vaccination - Maintenance Phase



Tools To Build Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines & Encourage Vaccination

Building Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines

Key Things to Know About COVID-19 Vaccines

Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

Different COVID-19 Vaccines

Ensuring COVID-19 Vaccines Work

Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines

Possible Side Effects After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

Benefits of Getting a COVID-19 Vaccine

What Long-Term Care Facility Residents Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccination

How Do I Find a COVID-19 Vaccine?

Communication Resources for COVID-19 Vaccines (Videos and Print Materials for Social Media, Websites, etc.)



Other State Resources

Kentucky Local Health Department Directory

Kentucky Emergency Management County Directors

Kentucky Public Health COVID-19 Website



From Argentum

Argentum's Coronavirus Preparation and Response Toolkit

Argentum Home Page Grassroots Campaign: "Standing with Seniors" Letters to Congressmen



From the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

CDC Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Home Page


CDC Information for Retirement Communities and Independent Living - Guidance and Strategies to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Considerations for Preventing Spread of COVID-19 in Assisted Living Facilities

Considerations for Memory Care Units in Long-term Care Facilities

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Spread in Nursing Homes - Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care Facilities

Preparedness Tools for Healthcare Professionals and Facilities Responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Facility Planning and Operations for COVID-19

Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility - Every Day and When Someone is Sick

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Preparedness Checklist for Nursing Homes and other Long-Term Care Settings    



From Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in nursing homes


Nursing Home Visitation - COVID-19 (REVISED)

Interim Final Rule (IFC), CMS-3401-IFC, Additional Policy and Regulatory Revisions in Response to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency related to Long-Term Care (LTC) Facility Testing Requirements and Revised COVID19 Focused Survey Tool



Other COVID-19 Resources & Information

EPA's About List N: Disinfectants for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

FTC's Coronavirus Advice for Consumers

HHS's COVID-19 Workforce Virtual Toolkit: Resources for Healthcare Decision-Makers Responding to COVID-19 Workforce Concerns

COVID-19 Information & Resources Blog by: UofL Trager Institute

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